A Homemade Life: Stories and Recipes from My Kitchen Table (Paperback)

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By Molly Wizenberg, Camilla Engman (Illustrator)
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March 2009 Indie Next List

“Molly Wizenberg is a food writer with a monthly column in Bon Appetit and the popular blog Orangette, and A Homemade Life -- a biography told in recipes -- is drawn from her blog. Told in an extremely personalble and personal voice -- and including everything from her father's french toast and a recipe for Tarte Tatin in which the memory of a young heartbreak in Paris is a silent but important ingredient -- A Homemade Life reads very much like a chat at the table over coffee with your best friend.”
— Jackie Blem, Tattered Cover Bookstore, Denver, CO


- An irresistible story of cooking that goes beyond the kitchen: Molly Wizenberg shares stories of an everyday life and a way of eating that is inspiring, playful, and mindful. From her father's French toast to her husband Brandon's pickles to her chocolate wedding cakes, "A Homemade Life" is a story about the lessons we can learn in the kitchen: who we are, who we love, and who we want to be..
- Delicious homemade food: The fifty recipes that accompany Molly's writing are an integral part of her story; she connects food to the people who cook and eat it. Full of fresh flavors, these dishes invite novices and experienced cooks alike into the kitchen. .
- An established following: The hardcover of "A Homemade Life" reached the "New York Times" extended list, and Molly read before standing-room only crowds at bookstores across the country. Wizenberg's blog, Orangette, was named the #1 food blog in the world by the "London Times" and boasts more than 9,500 hits per day. .

About the Author

Molly Wizenberg is a freelance food writer and the creator of the award-winning blog "Orangette". She is a regular contributor to Bon Appetit", and her writing has been featured on NPR.org and PBS.org and has been praised in "The Chicago Tribune, The Boston Globe, " and "The Seattle Times". Wizenberg has degrees in human biology, French, and cultural anthropology, but in 2005, she left the world of academia to write full-time.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781416551065
ISBN-10: 1416551069
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Publication Date: March 23rd, 2010
Pages: 320
Language: English